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Community Briefs: Night of Learning, Accessibility, More

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The Kehillah of Delaware County and the Kehillah of Chester County are teaming up.

National News

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl Details Call with Texas Gunman

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The New York City rabbi who spoke twice to the man who held Jews hostage in their Texas synagogue last week detailed the experience in a sermon Friday night.

RFK Jr. Invokes Anne Frank at DC Anti-vaxx Rally

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invoked Anne Frank while comparing COVID-19 vaccine mandates to the Holocaust

Jewish Groups Slam Presbyterian Official for Equating Israeli Occupation with ‘Slavery’

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U.S. Jewish groups slammed a top Presbyterian Church official for Martin Luther King Day remarks.

Arts

Dvora Hacohen, Joshua Cohen, Dara Horn Win Big at 2021 National Jewish Book Awards

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Dvora Hacohen’s biography of Hadassah founder Henriette Szold won two honors, including Jewish Book of the Year, from the Jewish Book Council in their annual awards list.
Legs kicked up in front of him, Kenny G, a white man with long, curly, brown hair, is blowing into a soprano saxophone.

Without his Saxophone, Who is Kenny G?

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In 1974, Franklin High School student Kenneth Gorelick was asked by mentor and composer James Gardiner to perform a saxophone solo at a Seattle...

33 Years After Classic Bar Mitzvah Episode, Revamped ‘Wonder Years’ Revisits the Ritual

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Paul Pfeiffer’s bar mitzvah made Jewish television history

Israel to Plant 450,000 Trees to Counter Effects of Climate Change

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Israel’s cabinet approved a plan to plant 450,000 trees in the country’s cities to mitigate some effects of climate change by offering more shade and cooler temperatures.

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Awarded Genesis Prize for Coronavirus Vaccine Work

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 Albert Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, was named the winner of the 2022 Genesis Prize, the award sometimes called the “Jewish Nobel."

Netanyahu Considering a Plea Deal in Corruption Cases

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly negotiating a plea deal with prosecutors in his ongoing corruption cases that could bar him from politics for several years.